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  • August 13, 2015
    This is the IndieGoGo campaign to build a full-scale replica of Minas Tirith somewhere in southern England. The architects and structural engineers behind the project have calculated they only need around £1,850,000,000 (~$2,885,000,000) to make it happen. If they don't reach... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    Sven Hagemeier recently experienced the world's longest birthday, achieved by flying through six time zones to stretch his special day from the traditional 24 hours to a whopping 46. He did not receive any extra presents. Over the course of 46 hours, Sven flew from Auckland (... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    After teasing us for over a month (my nipples have been hard for weeks), Lexus has finally released a video of their liquid nitrogen-cooled magnetic superconductor hoverboard being ridden. It is more impressive that I imagined, and pro skateboarder (but only novice hoverboarde... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2015
    This is 'Ballin' Out Of Control', a short film imagining a first person perspective of a super bouncy ball bouncing out of control through the city. It was very cleverly filmed, although I imagine a REAL first-person perspective of a bouncy ball would be a lot faster and way m... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2015
    "Hey McFly you bojo, those boards don't work on water!" "Unless you've got POWER!" This is a video of Catalina Alexandru Duru traveling 275.9 meters (905-feet, 2 inches) on a hoverboard. Except not the kind of hoverboard you imagined, this is more like a quadrocopter you can ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    Note: Helmet cam footage from 0:58 - 1:06 may make you dizzy and puke. This is a video of Australian dirtbike rider Josh Sheehan performing the first successful triple backflip on a motorcycle. For reference, that is three backflips more than I feel comfortable doing on a mot... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    Note: Video is super loud on account of screaming, keep your volume loooooow. This is a video of teenager Colin Burns setting the new world record for Rubik's Cube solving, completing the puzzle in 5.25 seconds and beating the previous record by 0.3 seconds. And, in case you ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    This is a video of the Guinness World Record stick bomb, consisting of 30,849 sticks exploding in 30 seconds. That is a lot of sticks. No wonder stick prices are through the roof right now, these people bought them all. Now what am I supposed to glue to the outside of an emp... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2014
    Cool, but I want to know more about your friend with the knight's helmet and moon boots on. This is a video of death wisher François Gissy breaking the world record for fastest speed you should definitely never travel on a bicycle, at 207MPH. For reference, that's about 190MP... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile larger version of the above pic HERE. This is the Enterprise, NASA's concept for a warp-drive spaceship capable of interstellar travel. Interstellar means between stars. So this is a spaceship that could travel between stars. Impressive, but I only need a s... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    This is the current world's most expensive Starbucks drink, the $54.75 Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino, a 128oz (that's a gallon) behemoth with 60 shots of espresso. Twitter user Andrew Chafari got it for free by using his Starbucks gold card. Of course it took ma... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2014
    Well, I don't know if it's actually considered juggling, because he only throws two of the balls twice. The rest are only in the air for a single round (13 balls, 15 total catches). Still impressive though. Reminds me of the time in high school before gym class started when ... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2014
    This is the world's largest K'Nex ball-moving machine. The previous world's largest ball-moving machine? "The forklift it takes to get my balls out of bed in the morning." Hey -- that's what I was gonna say! This 100,000+ piece K'nex machine stands 23-feet tall, 40-feet lon... / Continue →